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Human Resources Director


Kansas City, Missouri 64133
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One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.


Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.


Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


Two Rivers Behavioral Health System has been providing services to the Kansas City metropolitan and surrounding area since 1986.  Two Rivers is committed to providing children, adolescents and adults with compassionate behavioral health treatment based on the unique needs of the individual.  We are a Joint Commission Accredited hospital providing inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services.


We are currently seeking an HR Director, Kansas City, MO, to provide leadership, focus, and direction in all related areas (recruitment, employee relations, and compensation).  The Director of Human Resources will collaborate with facility leaders to recruit, retain, and develop employees to enable strong business and clinical outcomes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment (understand staffing needs, source for candidates, leverages ATS, interview, select, negotiate employment offers, and assist with orientation
  • Maintains and collaborates with management on position control in accordance with Facility budget
  • Knowledgeable of the HRIS systems and data input requirements and report writing
  • Manages employee relations and retention management program 
  • Maintains all Human Resources files to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Develops, implements, and revises Human Resources policies and procedures in accordance with state, federal, and corporate standards and ensures consistency their administration
  • Monitors compensation planning program and wage and hour compliance
  • Oversees employee engagement activities
  • Administers absence management process (e.g., FMLA, LOA)
  • Conducts internal investigations and makes appropriate recommendations as needed
  • Partners with Corporate Legal in responding to employment litigation matters 
  • Coordinates employee development and annual mandatory training, including maintaining all job specific and on-going competencies required by Facility policy, and other regulatory agencies
  • Advises with Facility management and consults with Corporate HR Operations on sensitive corrective actions, PI Plans, and other performance issues
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities
  • Responds to insurance and unemployment compensation correspondence and employment verifications.


Education:  Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is highly preferred; SPHR certification highly preferred, with 5 to 7 years HR experience, preferably in a Hospital or specialty healthcare services environment.  3 to 5 years of management experience required.


Certifications/Licensure:  PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-CP preferred, not required.

Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation).  Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities   Able to work collaboratively and effectively to achieve good outcomes   Must be responsive in managing issues that require timely management/oversight.   Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws in addition to operational regulatory standards/regulations   Technically proficient in HR Systems (applicant tracking, HRIS, learning and development).

TO APPLY:  Email:, or visit our website at

This opportunity provides:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

Competitive Compensation


If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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